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GRACE LANG

For many decades, comics, posters, big eye prints, and hot rod art were relegated to the status of ephemeral art. Even worse were those garish deity prints sold in shops hawking cheap Indian and Nepalese wares. No more. Grace Lang joins the ever-increasing parade of low-brow artists interested in such kitsch as a valid form of...

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ERIC INKALA

This latest wave of street art continues to impact the mainstream gallery system. Once considered untrained illustrators and outsiders, these so-called “street artists” have proven their ability, time and again, to reduce, abstract, and conceptualize with the same alacrity as anyone else in contemporary art. Eric Inkala is emerging as one of today’s top crossover...

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John J. O'Connor: paintings and drawings.

INTERVIEW: JOHN O’CONNOR

John Jerome O’Connor is known as a painter, illustrator, sculptor, and photographer, though the mediums often blend into highly-processed, conceptual works which have made him difficult to pin down. Take O’Connor’s Sunspot series, for instance, from his last show at Pierogi Gallery (November 2013). The artist snapped a series of selfies that captured a variety of moods,...

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SARAH WALKER

Sarah Walker‘s abstracts stand out for their willingness to go in esoteric directions that most blue-chip artists dare not. Perhaps that is why the artist’s two works—titled Voyager and Outpost (see below)—felt slightly mismatched within the status-quo-ish new group show “The Transportation Business” (at the Jane Lombard Gallery). Walker’s examples also inadvertently make the case...

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FEATURE: FAILE

When Gelett Burgess wrote the famous line, “I never saw a purple cow, I never hope to see one,” he was practically begging for a dose of reality amidst the onslaught of technology that had blurred the 1890s. That his words have lost little of their power in our present age is no surprise. Most...

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ATI MAIER

If you were passing through Times Square last night and saw a strange humanoid wearing a space suit and white orb helmet, riding a live horse (with similar helmet), do not be alarmed. The creature behind that cloak was none other than Ati Maier, a Brooklyn-based artist who has been shooting her newest video over the last...

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